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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  CLASS ACTIONS ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 4225 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to waivers of class actions under the Finance Code. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 1662 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the authority of the attorney general to bring suit on behalf of individuals injured by unlawful practices in restraint of trade. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1465 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the authority of the attorney general to bring suit on behalf of individuals injured by unlawful practices in restraint of trade. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1639 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the authority of the attorney general to bring suit on behalf of individuals injured by unlawful practices in restraint of trade. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 542 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to the authority of the attorney general to bring suit on behalf of individuals injured by unlawful practices in restraint of trade. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Industry
HB 4 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to reform of certain procedures and remedies in civil actions. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 2392 78-0 (2003) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to actions brought under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3435 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the distribution of unclaimed funds in class action litigation. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HCR 299 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 4. Signed by the Governor
SB 1601 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to unclaimed funds in class actions. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 148 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the appeal of an interlocutory order to certify or refuse to certify a class action. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1961 77-0 (2001) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the appeal to the supreme court of an interlocutory order to certify or refuse to certify a class action. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2072 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to class actions. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2181 77-0 (2001) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the appeal of an interlocutory order to certify or refuse to certify a class action involving an unsolicited good. House: Civil Practices No action taken in committee
SB 842 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to class actions. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
HB 1036 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to class actions. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2502 76-0 (1999) Author: Moreno, Joe Relating to group and class action grievances for fire fighters and police officers of covered fire and police departments. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 52 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the appeal of an interlocutory order to certify or refuse to certify a class action. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Tech & Business by Chair
SB 273 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to class actions. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Tech & Business by Pres.
SB 274 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to class actions. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 813 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to appeals from certain interlocutory orders in class action suits. House: Judiciary Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 255 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Grant, Ben Z.
Relating to appeals from certain interlocutory orders in class action suits. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 674 65-0 (1977) Author: Coleman, Ronald Relating to class action suits. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
SB 600 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to class actions. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1912 64-0 (1975) Author: Coleman, Ronald Relating to class action suits. House: Judiciary Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 280 64-0 (1975) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to class actions against unlawful trade practices. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs
HB 1101 63-0 (1973) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to class actions for acts in violation of Title 79, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas 1925, and other fraudulent or unconscionable conduct; providing for severability. House: Judiciary Reported favorably
HB 1438 63-0 (1973) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to class actions. House: Judiciary Reported favorably
SB 429 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph Relating to providing procedures for a class action by any consumer in this state to restrain a person from engaging in a course of fraudulent or unconscionable conduct in relation to consumer transactions and for other appropriate relief.
SB 500 62-0 (1971) Author: Bernal, Joe J. Relating to amending Credit Code to further define, procedures for Class Actions for violators under Deceptive Trade Practices.
SB 685 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to general class actions by authorizing by parties who may bring suit or be sued, classes of persons in substantially the same or similar situations.
SB 850 62-0 (1971) Author: Bernal, Joe J. Relating to amending Consumer Credit Code to add thereto Class Actions Generally and Procedure for Class Actions, judgments and cost in such suits, etc.
SB 400 46-0 (1939) Author: Stone, Albert | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute clarifying law on kind of suit to be included in a class action; clarifying kind of suit to be filed to regain taxes and fees paid under protest.

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